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This is your brain in love …
February 14, 2013 – 3:04 pm | One Comment

“Hey baby, we have chemistry” may not attract all the ladies on a wild Friday night, but there is some truth behind the saucy line. Ke$ha’s new hit “Your Love is my Drug” has a …

SGA secrecy breaks law, snubs Forum
February 10, 2013 – 6:59 pm | Comments Off

We understand that many people at UALR don’t believe that the Student Government Association means much to begin with.  But they should. After all, they are our elected representatives.
Unfortunately this group of student leaders doesn’t …

College students find unusual ways to make money
November 27, 2012 – 11:50 am | 4 Comments

By Kayla Newton, contributing writer
A lengthy economic recession and high unemployment has prompted college students to come up with creative ways to supplement their income while going to school.

Report cites progress made in UALR student services
November 21, 2012 – 2:46 pm | Comments Off

By Michelle Zengulis, Hillary Perkins and Julius Johnson, contributing writers
An accountability report written in 2010 cited “dramatic progress” toward meeting the goals of the university’s 2005 strategic plan and a look two years later shows …

University’s strategic plan includes external engagement
November 21, 2012 – 2:33 pm | Comments Off

By Amy Tran, Jacob Nash and Jerrell Hardnett, contributing writers
UALR is continuing to make an impact on Little Rock and its surrounding cities, as it is involved with many external engagement projects, according to the …

Admin South undergoes retrofitting to soon house School of Nursing
November 21, 2012 – 1:34 pm | Comments Off

By Michelle Zengulis, contributing writer
UALR’s nursing school has outgrown it’s current home and is getting a new one in the old Administration South building. Renovations on the building are already underway and the new building …

Long-time journalism professor to retire
November 20, 2012 – 11:56 am | 2 Comments
Long-time journalism professor to retire

By Sarah DeClerk, contributing writer
Bruce Plopper, a 66-year old bearded man with a graying, balding crown, laces his fingers together and considers his small, six-student feature writing class. “I knew ever since I was 13 …

Divided nation, or changing electorate?
November 19, 2012 – 2:40 pm | One Comment

If you were to look at the electoral college map of the presidential elections from Nov. 6, you might think that America is a republican-dominated country.
But if you look deeper, you will quickly notice how …

Campus infrastructure hones in on master plan’s potential
November 19, 2012 – 2:31 pm | Comments Off

By Christen Carter and Kayla Newton, contributing writers
A 2010 report reviewing the progress of the UALR strategic plan found “dramatic changes” in infrastructure since the plan was approved in 2005. Two years later, administrators say …

All natural: lifestyle or passing fad?
November 19, 2012 – 2:17 pm | Comments Off

Within the past few years natural hair has been more accepted by society. As a naturalista myself, I believe natural hair is neither a trend nor a phenomenon.  No, it is really so much more.
For …

Turning back not the answer to nation’s problems
November 1, 2012 – 12:46 pm | Comments Off
Turning back not the answer to nation’s problems

The presidential election is just a few days away. It’s hard to believe that it’s been four years since Barack Obama became the first African-American to win the presidency.
No matter who won the 2008 election, …

More obstacles in the way of education
October 18, 2012 – 2:42 pm | Comments Off
More obstacles in the way of education

We understand enrollment and retention at UALR is a great balancing act. But the recent decision to require first-time freshmen to live in on-campus housing beginning fall 2013 has many students and faculty baffled.
UALR has …

University Program Council
October 18, 2012 – 2:34 pm | Comments Off

Movies, games and fun, oh my! The University Program Council (UPC) offers these and many other activities for students to enjoy. Whether it’s the amazement of a magician, the laughter from a comedian or the …

Students find social media just one of many distractions
October 3, 2012 – 7:02 pm | 6 Comments

Some students disagree with professionals about what really distracts them from attending class and doing homework.
According to some the biggest distraction is peer pressure to blow off studying but Aresh Assadi, personal and career counselor …